Making Europe a Wilder Place

A pioneering approach to nature recovery

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Hans Koster

Making Europe a Wilder Place

A pioneering approach to nature recovery

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Making Europe a Wilder Place

Learn why we trust nature to manage itself

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Sandra Bartocha / Wild Wonders of Europe

Making Europe a Wilder Place

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Making Europe a Wilder Place

Be inspired by Europe’s wildlife comeback

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Jari Peltomäki / Wild Wonders of Europe

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Making Europe a Wilder Place

See how rewilding can boost local economies

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Making Europe a Wilder Place

See how rewilding can boost local economies

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Making Europe a Wilder Place

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JUAN CARLOS MUÑOZ

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New eco-complex to boost nature-based tourism and green thinking in the Southern Carpathians

November 30, 2022
Based in the Southern Carpathians rewilding landscape, the WeWilder Campus will connect visitors and companies with Romanian nature and culture, benefitting the local community and inspiring new ways of doing business.
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European Young Rewilders steps up to engage and empower “Generation Rewilding”

November 28, 2022
Young people are the future of rewilding. By inspiring and enabling them, the European Young Rewilders - which builds on the work of its predecessor, the Young Rewilders Community - will accelerate the scaling up of nature recovery.
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Cinereous vultures take flight in the Rhodope Mountains

November 21, 2022
Following efforts to ensure they stay, survive and thrive in the local landscape, a group of 14 cinereous vultures have just been released into Bulgaria's Eastern Rhodope Mountains. This will help to strengthen the circle of life and represents another step towards realising the local rewilding vision.
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Adapt, Survive, Thrive

November 30, 2022
Today, global warming is increasingly affecting people and nature across the world. Rewilding is a great way of enhancing the climate change resilience of landscapes and communities.
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Internships provide fresh insights for future reintroductions in the Rhodope Mountains

September 8, 2022
As part of their Master’s degree in Forest and Nature conservation at Wageningen University & Research, students Lucy Dötig and Fleur Bokma did a six months internship this year with Rewilding Europe, investigating habitat suitability for fallow deer, red deer and European bison in the Rhodope Mountains Rewilding Landscape. We checked in with them recently to see how they have been getting on.
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Climate Heroes: wildlife’s game-changing role

September 2, 2022
The restoration of wildlife populations can play a game-changing role stabilising our climate. Rewilding is the best way to enable such a recovery.
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EXPLORE OUR REWILDING LANDSCAPES

We are selecting large pioneering areas in Europe, where we are working with our local partners to make our vision a reality.
We hope this provides inspiration for hundreds of other rewilding initiatives, all across the continent.

Rewilding impact stories

The European rewilding movement has come a long way since Rewilding Europe was founded in 2011.
A series of  feature stories examines how the impact of rewilding has grown over the last decade.

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